Even in this modern day and age of poker, no matter how wealthy or well known the game’s professional players are, a World Series of Poker bracelet is still considered poker’s Holy Grail. So much so, in fact, that they’ll travel to the ends of the Earth to try and win one. Indeed, that’s exactly what the world’s best poker players have done, making the trek all the way to Australia for the beginning of the first ever World Series of Poker Asia Pacific (WSOP APAC). Coverage of 5 Bracelet Events Over 11 Days As Cardplayer Lifestyle initially reported close to a year ago, the WSOP APAC is the first time that the coveted bracelets will be awarded in the Southern Hemisphere. No fewer than 5 bracelet events will be taking place over the 11-day series, which ends on April 15th. Other non-bracelet events on the calendar include a unique…
Here’s Cardplayer Lifestyle’s op-ed piece regarding the whole mess surrounding men playing in the WSOP Ladies Event (now it’ll cost them $10K to do so, versus “just” $1K for women). Fact is, the WSOP should be about poker; that’s it.
The World Series of Poker has announced that they’re looking to hire a number of dealers to work the tables at next summer’s bracelet events. Cardplayer Lifestyle gives you the scoop on the requirements, training required, and more.
Greg Merson emerged victorious at the 2012 WSOP Main Event. He takes home over $8.5 million and his second career bracelet. Cardplayer Lifestyle brings you the story of his march to victory at this year’s just-completed final table.
Phil Hellmuth has astounded the poker world with yet another bracelet victory, his 13th, at one of poker’s most prestigious events, the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event. Read all about Hellmuth’s amazing performance as Cardplayer Lifestyle waxes poetic about his unparalleled poker career.
Amazingly, with just two bracelet events yet to conclude this year, six poker players are still in contention to win WSOP Player of the Year. We break down the details of this year’s exciting race in this poker blog post.